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CSPAN
Jul 11, 2011 1:00am EDT
and november 1862 and even wrote to that by invading maryland and infecting defeat on the potomac maybe to the scale of second manassas, he could influence that election and maybe democrats would control the house and force the link in administration to negotiate for peace. also remember the war takes place natalee in virginia but over the front of a thousand miles and the confederates were on the offensive in the western theater lourdes those that were invading kentucky also also trying to raise that border state across the potomac river into maryland the first week of september, confederate soldiers were on the march elsewhere in the hope to negotiate. also lee personality, and character was never satisfied with remaining static and to seize and hold the initiative and zero ways to go on the offensive and to see that happening over and over again and is capable of doing that. >> and with the state is very divided loyalty and had would have been defeated if left to its own devices, how do they react to the army of northern virginia? >> you have to remember the general and chief had a b
CBS
Jul 20, 2011 12:00pm EDT
, an unwanted species that is already infiltrated the potomac river. well, it has been found in another area waterway. we'll explain. >> british prime minister david cameron faces some tough questions about his alleged link to the hacking scandal in britain. i'm charlie d'agata in london. we'll have the details coming up. >>> the space shuttle "atlantis" comes back to earth and the shuttle program ends in about 18 hours. all signs point to a landing just before 6:00 a.m. tomorrow. the crew deployed one more satellite today. the 180th deployment in the shuttle's history. >>> media mogul rupert murdoch flew back to the united states today after facing intense questioning from british lawmakers over the phone hacking scandal. today, the prime minister called an emergency session of parliament to tackle that controversy engulfing britain. charlie d'agata tells us that he emphatically denies claims that he tried to stop an investigation. >> reporter: the phone hacking scandal has dragged british prime minister david cameron into the fray and into a fight in the house of commons. >> the greatest r
CSPAN
Jul 9, 2011 12:00pm EDT
saying that by invading maryland's and as he hoped inflicting another defeat of the army of the potomac may be on the scale of the second manassas that he can actually influence that election. maybe the democrats would gain control of the house and forced the weakened administration to negotiate for peace. also at the same time we need to remember that the war is taking place that only in virginia but across a front of 1,000 miles. the confederates were on the offensive in the western theater where general brag and smith were invading kentucky. also with the idea of winning that state for the confederacy. when we went across the river into maryland and the first trick of september, 1862, confederate soldiers were on the march elsewhere. the hope of, in effect, conquering piece by forcing the lincoln administration to negotiate with them. also, please personality, his character was never satisfied with remaining static, remaining on the defensive. he always wanted to seize and hold the initiative. that meant always going on the offensive. we will see that happening over and over again. h
ABC
Jul 5, 2011 5:00am EDT
the potomac river with details. >> the latest incident happened right here on out on the potomac river just a few hours ago. holiday celebrations turned into scary situations. this morning, a man is trying to recover after being pulled from the potomac river late last night. officials say the man hit his head and fell into the water while he was trying to tie his boat. this came hours after a man nearly drowned in germantown. >> it is not the kind of water do think would be dangerous. >> the 38 year-old was trying to recover his electorate toy boat in gunners lake when he went under. he is said to be in critical condition. >> you never know when you go out there in the first place. you have to be very careful in what . >> at sandy point park a hall of a tragedy that left a little boy dead. the boy was swimming in an unguarded area of the park when he went under. he was pronounced dead at a hospital. >> a lot of people were screaming because it was a little child. and everybody participated trying to find him. >> out here on the potomasc at this hour, there are boaters that remain out here,
ABC
Jul 5, 2011 6:00am EDT
of them are separate accidents but similar circumstances. brianne carter is live along the potomac river with more details. >> officials tell us that the july 4 holiday weekend was one of the busiest on the water. these were separate but scary situations. the latest occurring out here on the potomac river. a holiday celebration that has turned tragic across the region. this morning, a man is trying to recover after being pulled from the potomac river late last night. officials say the man hit his head and fell into the water while he was trying to tie his boat. this came hours after a man nearly drowned in germantown. >> it is not the kind of water you think of as dangerous. >> the 38 year-old man was trying to recover his electric toy boat in gunners lake when he went under. he was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition. >> you never know when you go out there and the first place. you have to be very careful when you go out there and are fooling around with what . >> at sandy point park, a holiday tragedy that left a little boy dead. officials say the boy was swimming in an
NBC
Jul 1, 2011 6:00pm EDT
're in potomac, jim. and i'll tell you what, it is a beautiful day, and a beautiful backyard too. take a look. a great house here in maryland. as far as the weather is concerned, the weather could not be any better. temperatures around 90 degrees across the area. but the humidity is very low. so it's very comfortable out here right now, especially in the shade. as far as our temperatures go around the rest of the region, most locations in the mid- to upper 80s to around the 90-degree mark. that's where we're going to stay for the next couple of hours, and then dip down for the overnight hours. as far as our temperatures go overnight, first off nothing on the radar to show you. we're not going to show you any rain until the chance on sunday. and we'll talk about our chances for the fourth of july coming up too. but overnight tonight, you'll be waking up to temperatures tomorrow morning under clear skies. the temperatures will be in the mid- to upper 60s in most locations. some areas will wake up to temperatures in the 50s. now when we come back a little later on, we're going to meet the family
NBC
Jul 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
above us. blue sky reflected into the waters of the potomac. what a nice way to start the weekend. >> if your plans don't include spending time outside, change of plans, right, tom? >> this is certainly an unusual break from our usual high heat and humidity. here's the sky over arlington in the distance. quite a bit of cloudiness right now. some breaks in the clouds along some of that sun coming through. it's a cool morning. we're down into the 60s most locations. except parts of the shenandoah valley into the mountains, they're in the 50s as well as on the eastern shore, a few locations there dipped into the 50s. there's the sunrise, the glitter path on the potomac river. by 9:00 mid-70s. by noontime near 80. afternoon ought to hit the 80s partly cloudy. by this evening, we'll have the sunset at 8:33. we'll have the moon up playing peek-a-boo with the clouds overnight. through the evening, we'll be in the 70s. a gorgeous summer evening coming up. by midnight near 70. starting off saturday morning in the 60s. a look at the weekend in detail and into next week in ten minutes. danel
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 4:30am EDT
on the beville middle school in potomac. police believe the two incidents are linked. -- two middle schools in potomac. >>> there will be a government watchdog group to begin closely watching mortgages, credit cards, and other forms of land and under the. >>> general david petraeus will relinquish his post in afghanistan to lieutenant general. john allen will begin his new job as head of the cia on august 5. nato is beginning and prepared to hand over provincial forces to a chemist and control. >>> abc news reports president obama and house speaker john boehner are once again talking about a $4 trillion deal. the house will vote tomorrow on a bill to raise the debt ceiling. it would require congress to cut and cap spending and pass a balanced budget amendment. >>> gold source to records in this morning's trading. >> more consumers are stocking up on grocery trips. linda bell is by the bloomberg headquarters. >> more americans looking to get more bang for their buck. they're looking to buy bigger quantities of things as retailers cut the price fall on multiple items at a time. 10 cans of tun
NBC
Jul 1, 2011 5:00pm EDT
. but i don't want to ruin it. >> well, it's not going to be ruined. doug is out in potomac where he is having a good time barbecuing. all kinds of stuff. >> not ruined at all. a little bit of heat, yes. but i think the humidity is actually going to stay down during the day. >> we're going to go out the live truck. >> that always happens to him. and he always wants to know how goofy he looked when his picture froze on tv. we'll have to show him. yes. >> we'll get back to him. >>> the fourth of july weekend, as we've been saying, is here. hundreds of thousands of people expected to converge here in the nation's capital over the next few days. and big crowds, well, that also means big security concerns. tom sherwood is live for us along the national mall with the latest on all that. hey, tom. >> reporter: hey, aaron. the first thing, somebody just walked by and said why don't you take off that tie? so don't expect to see this tie in the 6:00 show. as usual, these days people coming down this weekend monday night for the fireworks will have some light security to go through to get on to
NBC
Jul 28, 2011 6:00am EDT
, downtown, the potomac river and off in the distance looking into arlington. camera showing a partly cloudy sky over fairfax county. that's where we're looking now. and now off to the right of your screen is southern loudoun county. now camera looking into southern montgomery county, where weaver got a pleasant start this morning. not much humidity around. temperatures are generally in the 60s to near 70 degrees. a beautiful morning under way. upper 70s in washington, mid 70s by the bay. later this afternoon, highs reaching the low 90s. more clouds around and more humidity as well. overnight, a warm and muggy evening and mostly cloudy in the 80s. heating up to tomorrow, daniella, how's traffic? >>> let's start with 270 in maryland. if you're traveling 270 south, you're going to see big delays as you make your way out of the urban a and those delays continue towards clarksburg. you'll see relief if you continue south. shady grove volume is increasing just a bit here. but no major delays as you make your way towards the spur. and i want to show you new york avenue at bladensberg. as soon as y
CSPAN
Jul 23, 2011 6:45pm EDT
maryland and virginia regarding the potomac river which theoretically is entirely part of maryland. the intake pipes for their water and whether or not there were taking water from maryland or not. so there were things like that. >> supposedly there was a map done to realize the confederate states and make them into different borders. they said they saw that map. i've never been able to find it. have you heard this story? >> i have heard nothing about it but i will do all around. [laughter] i will tell you where you can get the answer. and i imagine that there is some contact on the e-mail and that is the geography of the map division of the library of congress. it's a fantastic staff over there and maybe you can contact reference librarian. we have here a library and from the newspaper and periodical decision who are fantastic help to me on this and there's also my wife. [laughter] >> that was once known as canada. could you mulcaire these same people affect the development of the international borders? >> that border actually was described in the treaty ending the revolution whic
ABC
Jul 5, 2011 12:00pm EDT
. a voter died last night after he fell into the potomac river near the the bridge. he was untying a boat when he hit his head and fell into the water. he was taken to a local hospital where he later died. his identity has not yet been released. in montgomery county, a man is fighting for his life after a near-drowning. police say he swam out into the late to retrieve a remote- control boat when he began to drown. the 40-year-old man was rescued and rushed to the hospital where he is a condition. >>> a homeowner is speaking out and a driver is facing serious charges after an suv crashes into an aspen hville home -- aspen hill home. >> it was no dream that awoke he favorite, his wife, and his young son early this morning. he said it was more like a nightmare. >> i looked up and i opened the door and i saw this suv in my dining room. once i realized i was not dreaming, i went to see what was really going on. >> the driver was speeding on aspen hill road when she lost control. >> when i heard the crash thought it was an accident outside. but when i saw that it was inside the house, i realize
NBC
Jul 16, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. the first at herbert hoover middle school in potomac. >> it was ethnically offensive and sexually graphic. >> at 2:40 saturday morning, police responded to an alarm at north bethesda middle school in bethesda. officers found similar damage, sexually explicit paintings and hate language on the school building. several windows were broken. seven cars were damaged with paint on beach avenue near the school. >> we don't know who's responsible. if it is juveniles we want to make sure that everyone understands we don't look at this as a prank. these are serious incidents and they are being thoroughly investigated. >> reporter: the crimes are not affecting school operations during the summer months but police want to catch the vandals before they cause more damage. >> we need to know who's responsible and what's going on and make sure that we can find those people and stop this. >> reporter: neighbors that live near the school say the crimes are disturbing. >> obviously very concerning. it's been a very peaceful neighborhood. we've been here four years and never heard of anything like this happe
CBS
Jul 20, 2011 5:00am EDT
of fish already infiltrating the potomac has been found in another area waterway. >> at 5:23, why getting the redskins and other nfl teams back on schedule may not go so smoothly. next at 5:14, howard believes today is our last in the mid- 90s before the triple digits arrive. we'll be back. don't worry, tiny people. flo is a gentle giant. bundle home and auto at progressive.com. >>> we're coming to the end of the 90s. the triple digits are ahead. brace yourself! >> dangerous stuff. >> it is. >> you really gotta be active in staying cool. i blogged about these yesterday. you can check it out at wusa9.com. about how if you're not active in staying cool, you can get yourself in trouble. if you don't have air conditioning or if you're going to be outside, if you're not putting cold water on your head, this is the type of heat that can really be dangerous and deadly. so, please, take it seriously. our day planner on this wednesday morning, starts with some warm air, muggy conditions. 8:00, temperatures may still be in the 70s with some luck. the humidity is up. we'll be around 91 at noon. ligh
NBC
Jul 23, 2011 5:30am EDT
. megan mcgrath has more from the southwest waterfront. >> reporter: cruising along the potomac river, taking on the sights on a summer day. what could be more relaxing? but, factor in the price of gas, the cost of insurance, the expensive maintenance, slip fees, storage fees, the hassle of keeping the boat clean and the engines running, and whew, is it really relaxing? >> and anybody who has owned boats knows what a pain they are. a lot of upkeep and expense. >> reporter: steve frank has owned boats his whole life, and is done. he is now a happy member of the care-free boat club. it's all the perks of boat ownership without actually owning the boat. >> the whole idea of taking a boat out and then bringing it back, and when you got here, you hand the keys over to some young fella and you just walk away. >> reporter: just walk away and leave all the work to the club staff. they take care offel all of the maintenance and cleaning. members just pay for gas and enjoy the fleet of boats. >> they come down, the boat is ready to go, warmed up. they go have fun, come back, give us the keys an
NBC
Jul 27, 2011 4:30am EDT
warm right on the warm waters of the potomac near 71. away from the waters in the 70s. 60s out in the mountains of western maryland and west virginia. dawn is at 6:05 this morning. there is the washington monument under a clear sky now. and by 9:00 with bright sun and a blue sky, we'll be into the low 80s. we'll be hitting the upper 80s to around 90 by noontime. and the low, perhaps mid-90s, by afternoon. today a dry heat a sun block day on this wednesday, the 27th day of july. by late afternoon we'll still be right around 90 degrees. a look at your night planner coming up in about ten minutes. let's have a look at your traffic this wednesday morning. hi danella. >> hi good morning. happy wednesday to you. >>> i'm checking the roadways and they look really good. let's start out in d.c. this is new york avenue and florida avenue. besides that construction that's going to be a headache a little bit later, i know we want our lanes, right now it is clear in d.c. so far i see no incidents stopping or hindering your commute this morning. shoot over to the beltway in
NBC
Jul 28, 2011 4:30am EDT
national, because it's on the lukewarm waters of the potomac. the water temperatures are around 80 degrees and the bay water temperatures are upper 70s to 80 degrees, so any wind off the water is certainly warmer. inland on the eastern shore, it's down into the upper 60s this morning. so quite a fresh, cool start the there. the view from space showing clouds coming in from the north, from a clufrter of thunderstorms that's been making chicago for the last couple of days and showers into northeastern ohio and northwestern pennsylvania, those will stay to our north. there's only a small chance that we'll get any of the storms into the mountains by later this afternoon. during the day today, after our sunrise at 6:05, we'll have clouds beginning to increase during the afternoon. becoming mostly cloudy by mid to late afternoon. before then, we should climb into the upper 80s to perhaps low 90s for a brief time mid afternoon. but it will be a bit more humid. a look at the night planner. let's check traffic. daniella, how is it looking now? >> it's looking great, let me start by saying happy fri
CBS
Jul 8, 2011 11:00pm EDT
that hit parts of our area may be done, but not after leaving behind a mess. in potomac, they have clean up. ken. >> reporter: this is the area off of seven and tuckerman and bethesda were smacked earlier tonight by mother nature's fury. downed trees forced montgomery county police to bring up the chain saws in order to cleerp the road. it was a storm that rattled the area but stayed long enough to leave those that saw it shocked. >> it was unbelievable. >> reporter: this man and his two sons were caught right in the mid of the storm. >> it was amazing. >> reporter: they saw a massive tree coming down. >> we heard a crack, we saw the tree come down. it took down power lined. >> reporter: the down tree narrowly missing the church beside it. >> the tree did not hit the church. it just blocked the pathway to the church. >> reporter: another nearby crews were quick to repair the lines that snapped as a result of the storm's gust. and although some had their stuff fixed quickly, at the church they're hoping they can get the tree out of the way before service on sunday. just so you get an idea of
CSPAN
Jul 10, 2011 6:00pm EDT
, the general and chief had a ban on the press. and reporters were not supposed to go to the army of potomac, he was unhappy with the press coverage at second bull run. who was going on was just all based on rumor. and there was -- nothing passed out by the government about what was going on. everybody tag after every soldier they could find to see what was going on and what he thought about the situation and so on and so on. i'm sure there was a great deal of panic in philadelphia, in harrisburg, governor was all upset, because they were sure that pennsylvania was going to be the target. >> well, if lee had been able to invade maryland in the counties, he would have met a very favorable welcome. that was a pro confederate part. but the topography, lo -- logistics he could only cross up and invade the western part which was strongly unionist. so the reception there in frederick in the other western part of maryland was really quite cool to the confederates. especially in contrast to the welcome for general mcclellen and the army when they marched in on september 13th. mcclellen writes to his wif
CSPAN
Jul 11, 2011 12:00pm EDT
got to congress one of the biggest issues was sewage dumped in a river. what river? the potomac in the dead of night. when their sewage system was full. the d.c. government took their sewage and dumped it into the potomac and you know what happened? we thought finally us western congressmen and women, that there was going to be parity, there was going to be equality, there was going to be a recognition that many of the rules and regulations were difficult, there needed to be an infrastructure bill that was going to come and clean up our waters and what did the virginia, maryland and d.c. delegate does to congress? they got an exemption from the decision to allow -- to continue to allow some of the things that were occurring in the potomac. you want to talk about the eng dangered species and the bridge south of here? going across the potomac. there was an endangered species act. we westerners thought, thank god, there is going to be parity, you're going to recognize some of the things that we're having to deal with in the west just don't necessarily work as easily as you think th
NBC
Jul 13, 2011 6:00am EDT
degrees already. that sun is gleaming off the waters of the potomac river. another hot day on the way, says tom. let's check in with him. >>> right now 6:41. time for weather and traffic op the ones. the sun's been up for about 45 minutes. the temperatures are holding steady over the last couple of hours, around 80 in washington. right by the bay, parts of southern maryland, upper 80s. prince george's, fairfax, arlington counties right now in montgomery county too it's around 70 degrees. elsewhere, it's in the upper 60s to near 70. we've got the sun up in a partly cloudy to clear sky. we'll have just a few clouds around by much of the day. by noontime 90 degrees. by midafternoon we ought to hit the mid-90s. lower temperatures pushing in from the west along a cold front. might trigger a shower from 5:00 this afternoon into around 8:00 this evening. here's your night planner. after that we ought to clear out by 9:00. partly cloudy by then, near 80. by nighttime, mid-70s. by this time tomorrow morning, mid-60s. danella, how's the traffic? >>> it is ouf ttough out there. chopper 4 hoverin
NBC
Jul 22, 2011 4:00pm EDT
that is just now developed right around the potomac river, right along the border between fairfax and montgomery county. you can see the storm just to the north and east of reston, starting to put out lightning and moving toward the east. it's not moving very fast, but once again, it is very strong. let's go ahead and zoom in here and show you some of the roads associated with this area, right around potomac falls, faucet farms, river bend road, right along the river and as we move up route 90, river road in towards montgomery county. so, again, river road seeing some very heavy rain from this storm. and that's what you're going to get from this storm, extremely heavy rain, with dew points near 80 degrees, any storms that develop will have the potential to put out some very heavy rainfall. this storm or this severe thunderstorm warning going until about 5:15. it also does include portions of the district, as well as northwest portions of the district, including areas around the friendship heights region and towards the american legion bridge. also included within that severe thund
FOX
Jul 19, 2011 10:00pm EDT
. >>> local environmentalists are concerned that a snakehead fish has migrated to waters under the potomac river. scientists found an egg-bearing snakehead in the road river last week near annapolis. they were discovered in our area back in 2002 in a pond in maryland. two years later the predator fish turned up in the potomac and scientists thought they were contained. >> with all this rain that we had in the winter and the spring, we actually have a fresher water in the bay than we've had since 2004 when the fish was established in the potomac. >> snakehead fish are invasive can destroy the local habitat and push out fish. researchers are collecting samples to see if there are more in the water there. >>> they have served their country and now it's time for them to get help on one of the biggest days of their life. >>> checking who's crashing this california wedding. we've got more on this viral video next. >> caught on camera. take a look at this. justin bieber and selena gomez becoming wedding crashers. the celebrity duomaking an unannounced vs to a wedding crasher. he decided to pop in
FOX
Jul 20, 2011 9:00am EDT
are concerned that a snake head fish migrated to waters other than the potomac river scientists found an egg bearing snake head in the rogue river near annapolis they were first discovered in 2002 in a pond in maryland two years later it turned up in the potomac scientists thought they were contained. >> with all this rain that we had in the winter and spring we actually have a fresher water in the bay than we have had since 2004 when the fish was established in the potomac. >> snake head fish are an innovative species that can damage or destroy natural habitat and push out local fish, researchers were back today, checking samples to see if more fish were lurking in the water let's hope no. >> we don't want to see those, all right. >> progress made in shutting down that damaged nuclear plant in japan what clean up crews managed to accomplish so far and what they plan to do next. >> holly is picking audio tape paint brush. -- picking up a paint brush we will check with her in a minute we will be right back ♪[ music ] >> music first here is a look at the trivia question we never got to answe
FOX
Jul 21, 2011 6:00am EDT
on saturday. no relief from this heat we've any time soon. i'm joined now by bill from the potomac army. i crossed over the potomac and i'm now in the confederacy camp. you've been warming up the musket. >> yes, sir. >> tell me about it. >> we have and 1853 infield rifle musket. it was impoured from england by both side, very widely used weapon. very accurate up to about 800 yards. >> you show me how it works. >> i sure will. >> take it away, bill. >> clear the old one, bring it down. >> all right. so you can he soo he is loading things up here and we are ready for action. take it easy on me, bill. let! if that didn't wake you up, i don't know what will. we've got more from the manassas museum coming up in just a few minutes. let's get some traffic with law endemarco. >> he have been following this incident as you travel southbound georgia avenue in montgomery county. things still blocked at randolph road because of a watt main break. you want to try to take 29 colesville road on connecticut avenue as alternates. the northbound lanes of join open. let's head out to trafficland to see what
FOX
Jul 20, 2011 5:00am EDT
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NBC
Jul 13, 2011 6:00pm EDT
crossing the potomac. heading through eastern virginia. some wet weather around ocean city but the worst has passed a spy and the good weather is on our doorstep. 92 degrees today. it was 96 in downtown baltimore. the normal is 87. temperatures will be much more normal the next few days. this is what we will see here the next few days. record high for the day, 99. that is safe. the record amount of precipitation, only point to five of 1 inch of rain. the skies had cleared out through much of central and northern pennsylvania. as our wynns turn to the north, that cooler air will come in. 60's and 70's across northern new england and that will feel nice once it gets here. with humidity levels dropping in temperatures cooling, a much better summer pattern shaping up. rehm keeping temperatures in the 70's across solvers and cambridge. starting to recover as far -- as those temperatures go north. the temperature itself will not drop dramatically but as the front moves south and the brain moves out, skies clear and we should able to get things back to normal. barley braises 10 to 15. sunset at
NBC
Jul 15, 2011 12:00pm EDT
clouds over baltimore. towards the potomac river and parts of western maryland, we do see heavier cloud cover. that is not relate rain-making stuff -- really rain-making stuff. some of the heavier clouds out west are trying to produce some sprinkles. the air is too dry for that to happen. we will have filtered sun shine with comfortable conditions. over the weekend, we will boost things a bit. i will talk about that coming up. >> if you are having to artscape, take the forecast with you. you can find the forecasts online and at facebook. we will show you one bird who makes it clear people are not welcome in his territory. we will have a preview of the final harry potter movie. passengers were shaken up after an incident at the boston airport. at progressive, you can bundle your home and auto policies and save. don't worry, tiny people. flo is a gentle giant. bundle home and auto at progressive.com. >> there were some tense moments for passengers at boston airport when the airplanes click each other. one person suffered minor injuries. passengers were taken off of the airplanes, given ho
ABC
Jul 4, 2011 4:30am EDT
.8 in separate states. 1.7 in bethesda and potomac. temperatures around 100 degrees70. there will be a mixture of sun and clouds today. from illinois all the way to all highfill developing showers. that's up global energy that will continue to push our way. that combines with a frontal boundary. that will likely trigger scattered thunderstorms this afternoon into the early evening. northwest winds and 5-10 is around 90. scattered thunderstorms should be ending around the fireworks time. 89 degrees tomorrow, sunny skies. >>> the light volume of downtown. -- are downtown. nice light volume in ballston. route 1 in hamilton is closed. 395 northbound, light volume in landmark and into the 14th street bridge. cleaning up a crash outbound and new york avenue before you get to south dakota. maryland as far as the beltway head towards the wilson bridge it's good. light volume out of virginia as well. back to you. >> thank you. >>> it's the end venera. the last draftee for the u.s. army retiring. -- it is the end of an era. >> he answered the call and it changed his life. now more. >> it was a time of p
ABC
Jul 4, 2011 6:00pm EDT
are lining the potomac right now for the fourth of july celebration. we're live with information that you need to saysee. but i am standing on the flagship of the d.c. fire department's river rescue team. as you can see them all we are not alone. thousands of people have been trekking to the river to get the best spot for the fireworks. for the first responders, it is a busy work day. >> some have been here since yesterday, all trying to get the best view for tonight's fireworks. >> we've got the best seat in the house. >> and the votes come in all shapes and sizes. >> but it is no holiday for first responders. it is all hands on deck for the d.c. fire department. including year, where votersboaters we spoke to say they have been watching the fireworks for years. >> it is something that people should have on a bucket list. see the fireworks behind the monument. >> and there are always a few that pushed the limits. within just a few minutes of going out on patrol, our boat responded to several calls including a boat on fire and a tree that had fallen. others have another plan to avoid the
ABC
Jul 5, 2011 4:30am EDT
website -- wjla.com. >> 4:33. a man is hospitalized after being pulled from the potomac river. he was found in the water near thompson's boat house in northwest washington. paramedics did cpr on the man as he was rushed to the hospital. his condition is not known. it is not clear how the man ended up in the river. another man is in critical condition after nearly drowning in gunners lake. it happened yesterday evening. the man went into the water to recover or radio controlled boat and that is when he went under. a friend brought him back to shore and performed cpr. the man was rushed to hospital. >>> the mexican navy will expand the search for seven americans missing since of fishing boat exit. the vessel capsized during a storm on sunday, sending 43 people into the water. one american died. 35 others were rescued after more than 16 hours in the water. >>> damage from sunday night's storm. powerful winds toppled trees in north arlington, which fell on cars homes and power lines. one woman says she has lived in that neighborhood 50 years and has never seen anything like this. two
ABC
Jul 5, 2011 11:00pm EDT
or worked in north potomac. the address and name of their web sites are forthcoming. >>> we have news of a rate hike for the verizon wireless customers. starting thursday, the wireless company will stop selling unlimited data plans for smart phones. customers will be able to choose from a three-tiered pricing plans. the change will not immediately affect current customers. >>> a woman who said that she was michael jordan's high-school sweetheart wants to know who is still a love letter that she got from him nearly 30 years ago. she thought she had the notes until she discovered that somebody sold it to one auction house. >> it was personal and private. to capitalize office without my knowledge and permission. >> she only learned of the theft wind the letter turned up on television. >> interesting. >> that is the way that things work out. >> that is why i have all of mine in a safe deposit box. >> all of your many love letters. >> we have an on-line poll and july is not everybody's favorite month. beautiful night would be called the breaking up. -- with the clouds breaking up. our temp
ABC
Jul 6, 2011 12:00pm EDT
. this is hanging on tight. that is all drifting off. we saw very heavy rain moving virginia across potomac, and into st. mary's county. is the clearing on the satellite picture. beautiful afternoon in hagerstown. temperatures will to the warmthd the sun. it will be in the low 90s this afternoon. i want to point of this area i highlighted in the caribbean. it is a little area of disturbed weather, but we are expecting of the energy to move northward. affect especially the beach weather on friday, but it may throw a monkey wrench into the local forecast. still a lot of uncertainty involved with it. for today 88. that's afternoon storms and around 11:00 and temperatures to the 70's. tomorrow partly cloudy and scattered afternoon storms. maybe an isolated severe storm far south of the metro later on today. >>> thank you. his holiness, the dali lama, be spending 11 days in washington. today kicks off a three-day the verizon center. he will also be meeting with lawmakers and holding other public talks. word if he will meet with president obama. >>> bus driver charged in with the deadly crash cou
ABC
Jul 6, 2011 6:00pm EDT
goal of the world cup. and from overseas, as local as you can get. a potomac native basically signed a one-year deal, and even more of a homecoming considering he was a former captain of the capitals, but he has bounced around a lot since then playing on four teams, last season with the montreal canadiens. he was nicknamed "suitcase" because of that. most importantly he is just happy to be back in washington. >> immediately, it was just the thought of being back here in front of a lot of people who have supported me over the years. it is just the excitement of playing for this team and knowing how good they are and how close they are to winning a cup and getting a chance to be a part of that. >> veteran experience. you have got to love that. and a contract today with amerced $5 million -- it today worth almost $5 million in hockey. the player is recovering from a shoulder injury but should be ready to go for the start of the season. cannot wait. and you will want to tune into sports talk tonight. redskins' great josiah's and will be in the studio at 9:00. >> did to see him again --
ABC
Jul 7, 2011 6:00pm EDT
an appeal from the potomac, md., man imprisoned in that country. he is a contractor for the state department. 2009. arrested in he was sentenced to 15 years in prison. callingcal lawmaker is new museum in washington dedicated to immigrants. jim moran introduce the legislation today. the bill says americans in a understanding of all u.s.rants built the he says he fears they appeal to segregated audiences. >>> less than 18 hours and counting to the final flight into space. nasa and visitors are closely watching the skies in cape canaveral. engineers are checking the shuttle atlantis for signs of from a lightning strike nearby. >> the chances are good. 70% of weather causing a scrub. they have done this before when was a 90% chance. there is always an opportunity. the big issue is whether. -- weather. lightning storms around the .aunch pad did have a meeting and not causethat it did significant problems but with thestill go on countdown. with theirople fingers crossed. at some video of the out here. done 88 oft that has launches said he has never as much media as he saw today. many as a million
ABC
Jul 10, 2011 9:30am EDT
of experience with. in washington, we see the coast guard warned helicopters flying up and down the potomac river. those are eads helicopters. 70% of the coast guard assets are produced by eads. these are not unique things you do not see very often in the u.s. half of the industry is built by eads in the united states or europe. >> it is a miracle you are here today. one year ago the plane crasheded. many people did not survive. you and your son did. i would never know you had been in such a deadly accent. how have thingshang? >> everyday is a bonus and an opportunity. you focus more on recognizing that life is perishable. any time, it could chae. you do the best you cann the time you have. divine intervention or whatever other factors that play into it it clearly provided another opportuny to do the best you can every day. >> did you think about saying goodbye to corporate america and just watching the sunset every day? >> this is a motivator to get backck into the occasion. i spent long in hospitals and rehabilitation. it was a motivator to get back to doing what i was doing. that served
ABC
Jul 11, 2011 4:30am EDT
, the potomac highlands. upper 60's-mid 70's tonight. high temperatures in the 90's tomorrow with the heat advisory above 100. let's get an update on the rush hour commute this morning. good morning to lisa baden. >>> in virginia it's good. no problems on the beltway, a wilson bridge, the american legion bridge, the memorial, roosevelt bridge, a key bridge and 14th street bridge. accidents on long 270 northbound leaving the beltway towards frederick just before montrose. back to you. >> thank you. >>> 73 degrees. coming up, details on funeral services for former first lady betty ford. and we will check on the progress of the space shuttle atlantis as it continues on its final mission. why nasa is keeping a close >>> president obama and congressional leaders will meet again today to work on a debt reduction deal. the group met at the white house last night. they're divided over the size and scope of the deal. the president will discuss the debt debate during a news conference this morning. >>> the fighter jets were intercepted -- fighter jets intercepted three small planes that flew close t
ABC
Jul 13, 2011 4:30am EDT
the evening commute. red line trains were forced to single track between silver spring and potomac. repairs were completed overnight and service should be back to normal in time for the opening. >>> another big story, a break in a 10-year-old murder for hire case. the conviction of a fairfax county man on death row for nearly a decade was overturned. prosecutors had argued that he hired a man to murder petrole in 2001 but his family had maintained that just don't wolfe what was innocent. >> in january of 2002 woldfe was convicted of murder and was sent to prison as the youngest death row inmate in the state. yesterday that was overturned. >> this woman watched her son on death row in virginia for the past decade. >> in has been really hard. we just keep the faith and were hoping someday soon the truth would come out. >> a federal judge ruled on tuesday that her son was wrongfully convicted in the murder for hire plots that sent him to death row. in march of 2001 he was 20 and was accused of hiring a man to kill a drug supplier. wolfe had admitted to selling drugs, but claimed that he was in
ABC
Jul 14, 2011 11:00pm EDT
are investigating an attack at a potomac school that they are calling a hate crime. officers say that someone painted the walls doors furniture at the school. it has -- it was attacked last night or early this morning and had sexual images and hate language. >>> we are learning more about the latest d.c. officer arrested in what has become a growing scandal for the npd. this is an eight-year veteran based in the third district. the number of arrested officers is one more than all of last year. >> this 37-year-old officer worked at the third district and is accused of sexually assaulting three women on three separate occasions. one of them was twice. it was one of the was on duty in uniform each time and armed with his service gun. cynthia montgomery is the next- door neighbor of the d.c. police officer. she had always felt safe living next to a cop. >> tonight, she is stunned that the 18-year-old -- that the 18- year veteran turned himself in today. >> i cannot believe that he is that type of person. >> he was placed under a special watch which also includes an ankle bracelet. >> i am sorry.
ABC
Jul 15, 2011 4:30am EDT
that law put into place in maryland. now this story from potomac. >> i have the need for speed. >> the fast lane is not fast enough for some drivers. >> ihop the horn -- honk the horn all the time. >> we were still gated in the fast lane and were passed over and over even by the montgomery county police officer. >> they flashlights and tell you to move over. >> what if the drivers obey the speed limits were forced to get out of the way either speed up or move over so the person can pass? in new jersey and pennsylvania it is the law. one montgomery county police captain feels it should be blocked -- be the law. >> some argue it helps the flow of traffic. some say it gives drivers a free pass for breaking the law. >> this is just one police captains idea. other leaders say they don't plan to address this issue. >> that is a hot potato. >>> two commercial airliners clip their wings at a busy airport. the latest on an injured >>> two commercial airliners clipped wings back an
ABC
Jul 17, 2011 11:35pm EDT
out of the southwest. a high of 85. 74 in potomac with a high near 90 earlier this afternoon. now 78 at children's hospital in the district. temperatures holding in the 70's to the north of us. a few 80 sprinkled in 4 bc. nashua a little cooler. the real heat and humidity is west of us, still in the mid to upper 80's. chicago looking at 85 degrees. heat index reading still in the mid to upper 90's. it feels like 99 degrees in minneapolis. all this heat and humidity eventually will move our way. the areas shaded in magenta are excessive heat warnings excessive heat advisories, and watches as close as central ohio. we are shaded code orange for air quality not only for monday, but also tuesday. look for air quality to continue to deteriorate over the next couple of days. this is a cold front that will drift south over the next 24 hours. look for clubs to increase during the late afternoon. we may see isolated showers and thunderstorms. a better chance on tuesday. in the corner of your screen, you can see some clouds. we have a newly named tropical storm. it will continue to move toward
ABC
Jul 19, 2011 12:00pm EDT
of natural resources. they have already been spotted in the potomac. >>> coming up, where should you head for the best health care? local hospitals are topping a new list. >>> it is the thought that counts right? a woman's best intentions left her and her fiance dangling 80 feet in the air. >>> later today a visit from an old friend >>> two amusement ride gusts were left less than amused. the engaged couple was on this dallas ride when the cables lot. the woman's brother says that the woman took her fiancee on the ride to help conquer his fear of heights. >>> some local hospitals receive high accolades. for the for -- for the 21st year in a row johns hopkins was named the best hospital in the country. when it comes to the best hospitals in the d.c. area, washington hospital center took the top spot. that is followed by georgetown university hospital and in nova i'm carla, and this is my cvs. we look out for patients by offering care 1 on 1. we help them save money with generic prescriptions. we talk to them about prescription safety and -- help them save money. plus we discuss possib
ABC
Jul 19, 2011 6:00pm EDT
was painted on the school on saturday. last week, similar graffiti was found on another school in the potomac. police believe the two incidents are related. any tips leading to an arrest will receive $1,000. >> the d.c. mayor ms. defending controversial allegations. -- is defending controversial allegations that he expected cash donations above the legal limit. he raised almost $3 million in his campaign. in a statement today, he said that the story raises serious questions about his mayoral campaign. he regrets that they continue to surface. >> still to come one councilman's pitch to stop online gambling before it begins. >> plus, bigger might not always be better. why experts say you could be over-shopping. >> of fairfax resident is arrested for taking money from pakistan captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> we continue with the rest of the pakastani man on charges of receiving money from that country's spy agency. >> he was living right here in our area, fairfax to be specific. we're live in alexandria with more on this arrest. >> syed ghulam nabi fai made h
ABC
Jul 24, 2011 11:35pm EDT
of only 78. 81 in potomac. and our final stop takes us to washington lee high school one of our newer weather bug sites. feels like 90 degrees. dulles at 82, culpepper cooling off to 75. they had a shower earlier. heat index still in the mid to upper 80s to mid 90s as we get close tore the city. we have cooler drier air cold front will move through the area tomorrow and will give us unsettled weather meaning a chance for showers and thunderstorms and some of these may become severe. dew point levels still uncomfortable at this hour but they will start to fall into the 60s over the next couple of days or so. a big change compared to the upper 70s to lower 80s for dew point levels almost unheard of for this time of year. satellite and radar we had showers and thunderstorms to the south of us earlier in the evening. now those storms are across for foke moving out to sea. the coal front still we will away off and that will arrive tomorrow. clouds will continue to increase a little bit for the overnight hours but for the day tomorrow, we're going
ABC
Jul 28, 2011 6:00pm EDT
tomorrow, 100 possibly. if we hit 100, it will be a record. water temperatures in the 70's. the potomac water at 87 degrees. >>
ABC
Jul 28, 2011 11:00pm EDT
jumping into the cooler. they had to get out of the potomac. the water temperature is 87 degrees. our high temperature today made it up to 95 degrees. the record tomorrow is 99. here is what is happening with the clouds that we have around. even a few rumbles of thunder are dying out. you folks in northern maryland have seen a few guns and showers out there. now you can seat -- a few lone some showers out there. there were a few out to the beach area. it is going to be a hot one out at the beaches. the mid part of the country the polls continue to suffer. another record today in wichita. it has been the hottest july ever not only here in washington but kansas and oklahoma. wichita today was 107 degrees. here is the overall pattern. the drug stream is way to our north. there is tropical -- that jet stream is way to our north. there is tropical activity. don is not a major storm but it will be bringing some moisture into texas. meanwhile, for us, overnight tonight, when you get up and had held tomorrow morning, it will be about 80 degrees. as they get to a noontime, 95 degrees. i think we wi
Univision
Jul 1, 2011 6:00pm EDT
representan un peligro...y esta prohibido ingresar al rio potomac... "creemos que podemos ingresar al rio sin mayor riesgo, resulta que el riesgo es inminente en todos los tiempos, pero especialmente en el verano porque la gente se confia mas, cree que se puede refrescar el rio, el rio no es para eso, el rio es para disfrutarlo de otra manera, es muy diferente a los rios de nuestros paises" "y otra preocupacion de las autoridades es el numero de quemaduras a causa de fuegos artificiales que se registran durante este fin de semana festivo. recuerde que en algunas juridicciones es ilegal comprar o vender estos artefactos. en washington, maria rosa lucchini las autoridades en la region estaran trabajando arduamente esin de semana feriado y advierten a los conductores evitar conducir borrachos o agresivamente... en virginia el 75 por ciento de la fuerza estara patrullando las carreteras desde hoy hasta el lunes, indicaron las autoridades.. durante este mismo periodo el año pasado, la policia estatal arresto a 152 conductores hebrios, emitio casi once mil m
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Jul 8, 2011 5:00am EDT
the potomac river generating station are blowing into ward 8. sulfur dioxide exposure has been linked to respiratory problems, including asthma. d.c. mayor vincent gray will do what is right for the health of d.c. citizens. the alexandria plant powers d.c. and other local areas. >>> this morning d.c. council chairman kwame brown is facing more campaign finance trouble. the city's board of elections is asking federal authorities to investigate possible criminal violations by brown's 2008 re-election committee. they want to know what happened to $350,000 that was raised or spent. brown declined to speak to news 4 and said in a statement he welcomes the probe to clear his name. >>> right now crews are fueling space shuttle "atlantis" for liftoff. thunderstorms could delay the shuttle's final mission. this is a live look from the kennedy space center. the shuttle is set to launch at 11:26 this morning. "atlantis" and four astronauts will carry ae load of supplies to the international space station. today's mission will end nasa's 30-year-old space program. this is a live look from -- and
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